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-- >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. officers were looking for bullet casing. ktvu's christien kafton is live with what we know so far. you talked to the driver of the car that was shot out. >> reporter: i had a chance to speak with the driver. let's show you the development. you can see traffic moving now on 580. a major change from 15 minutes ago where as you said traffic has been shut down for an hour. up from chopper 2 you can see the traffic is now moving through the area. right past the 164 avenue exit. got a chance to see the bullet holes. there was a woman and 2 children were caravaning. at this time everyone is okay. just shaken up. the driver says the suspects were driving erratically weaving in and out of traffic, speeding up and slow ising down. he passed -- slowing down. he passed them and they pulled up on the side and that seemed suspicious. an interview here on ktvu channel 2 news, he says he passed the suspect vehicle and that is when they started shooting. >> they came up to me with the window down, this looks fishy. they pulled out a hand gun, i g
in the south bay. the rain is pounding the pavement. ktvu's sal castaneda is keeping an eye on traffic problems for us tonight. >> there a lot of them -- there are a lot of them. just getting down the peninsula, or driving down to san jose. these are the busiest commutes here. contra costa county, eastbound 24 is slow. so is 680 and slow traffic on highway 4. double the amount of time. people are slowing down. we had a lot of fender benders but not a lot of serious accidents. eastbound interstate 88. you can see what you are dealing with here. especially on the first day after it hasn't rained for a while. we will see a lot of slow traffic. whenever it is raining at the same time as the commute you got to know it won't be doing well. b.a.r.t. is recovering after earlier problems. b.a.r.t. has major delays. back to you. >> san francisco is bracing for the stormy weather by tackling problem spots that pop up during heavy down pours. ktvu's david stevenson is in union scare and got a look at the flood prevention efforts underway tonight. >> reporter: while people rush to get out of the rain or get
will cause problems in the future and we are getting a look at what still needs to be done. ktvu's tom vacar joins us now, live in the news room where he  is pouring through the paper work. >> reporter: it is plenty of paper work. thousands of items. >> reporter: the bridge that was open labor day meets all requirements but it is not done. punch lists is 8 different lists, 147 pages, details thousands of things still needing work. there are a multitude of modifications, corrections and repairs needed before the contractor can walk away. lists were created by engineers who crawl all over the structure making it a work in progress instead of a final list. many of the items are cosmetic issues like removing rust and repainting, retightening ult bolts -- bolts, installations of washers, replacing temporary bolts with permanent ones were accomplished long ago. most show what list still need attention. i will pour over this all night and tomorrow to see if there are any surprises or major problems. >> reporter: and if you want to see that list we are posting it to www.ktvu.com. tom vacar, ktvu ch
to bay area homes. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> caltrans admits the new eastern span in the bay bridge has its flaws, but tonight officials insist it is safe enough to with stand an earthquake. good evening. i'm julie haener. >> i'm frank somerville. ktvu sat down exclusively today with the chief engineer of the new bay bridge to discuss the criticisms surrounding the eastern span. today, caltrans admitted some welds may suffer damage in an earthquake, that the alignment of some sections of the bridge are off by as much as 8 millimeters, and that a third of the bolts on the bridge have become wet because of leaks. only on 2 tonight, ktvu's tom vavar speaks to the bridge's chief engineer about what all of this means and what critics are saying about that. tom. >> well, the chief has called -- his name is bryan mahoney. he's been at this a long time. in fact, he's been with the replacement project since the quake damaged the original bridge a quarter century ago. >> caltrans chief bridge engineer says though many bridge criti
cars to hydro plain. >> and we have team coverage tonight. ktvu spend the day -- latest storm. bill martin begins our coverage, bill. >> yeah, last night's commute was really a mess, heavy rain, now we've got showers, not as messy as last night, but still an average commute, friday, and rain on the road, heavy downpours at times, look around here, looking for the rain, mostly dry in the north bay, but as you head out to the oakland area, 24, heavy rain coming down, moderate rainfall on in area on 24. slow you down. come out, looking towards the tri valley area, plenty and livermore and again, afternoon commute, because that's what's going on, trying to get home for the weekend and you've got wet roadway, dublin boulevard and stone ridge road, and down in san jose area, you've got showers falling, widely scattered and these showers are dangerous, because it's dry and wet really quickly. a slow average nut right now. as we move into this week, i'll tyke line that for you. see you back here in just a minute. >> bay area, where high tides and rain made for a difficult combination, peopl
where a 77-year-old woman was found dead there early last month. ktvu's katie utehs is live at police headquarters with more on the possible connection between the two cases. >> reporter: heather, neighbors tell me in the fruitvale area, they see and hear plenty, but often stay quiet to protect their families. several people told me today off camera they believe the cases are connected and it's a theory police are investigating. >> we feel it is not random. >> reporter: a gruesome early morning discovery has unnerved people living along oakland's 34th avenue near foot hill boulevard. >> that's what the danger s you don't know where you stand. >> reporter: around 4:15, firefighters extinguished a burning body. you can see them looking down from a neighbor's roof, towards the body located between a fence and an apartment complex. lieutenant henderson jordan says homicide detectives arrived shortly after. >> they are treating the incident as a suspicious death. >> reporter: police say the body, indistinguishable as far as age and identity, was a man. neighbors we spoke with think today's
it last night. tonight the toll bridge program oversight committee was briefed on that long list and ktvu's tom baker was the only reporter to talk with bridge officials as they left that meeting and he joins us live. tom. >> the committee is comprised of the head of caltrans, the head of the california transportation commission and steve who is the head of the mtc and chairman. now what they wanted to do was not just talk about those items and many other items that will be fixed, they wanted to know about other long-term kind of things and they wanted to hear direct from caltrans other than the way they normally hear about it, which is usually in the news. based on these punch lists that we showed you yesterday, the questions the oversight committee is most interested in boils down to three main questions. what major items are still unresolved? what items will require more than the planned amount of maintenance? and what potentially embarrassing issues still remain that lawmakers in the media will widely publicize? >> we have a draft report on the maintenance issues and it still needs so
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